Relation with Lake (class): None (no link). 
Total nr. of casualties buried here (TC): 7
Lake casualties, initially, end WW2 (LC-I): 0
Unknown today: 0
of which unknown from Lake (LC-U): 0
of which unknown from North Sea (NS-U): 0
Initial burial site in WW2: yes.
Post war burial site for collection and reburial from other sites: no.
Cemetery with Lake casualties today: no


Cemetery were is buried one crew; the 7 men of Lancaster JB545, pilot P/O Ratcliffe, 49 Sqn. Shot down by a German nightfighter (Schnaufer) in the night of 16 December 1943. There are 5 graves here. In 2 graves are the combined remains of 2 airmen. Wolvega is a town in the greater administrative community 'Weststellingwerf'.

Dutch name cemetery: Wolvega algemene begraafplaats. 
CWGC : Weststellingwerf (Wolvega) General Cemetery.
Address (usable for car navigation):
Steenwijkerweg 50 or Hortensiastraat 50, Wolvega.

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